She was born on May 18, 1937 to parents Sidney J. Rhodes and Dixie Belle McFall Rhodes. She married Don Epperson January 20, 1957 in Breckenridge. She was a homemaker, member of the First United Methodist Church, and had been employed by Winn Dixie.
Survivors include her husband, Don Epperson of Breckenridge; daughter, Linda Venekamp and husband, Joey of Breckenridge; son, Donnie Epperson of Woodson; sister, Margaret Kiphen of Meridian; grandchildren, Rachel Buse and husband, Kyle of Woodson, Amanda Epperson of Abilene, Katilyn Copeland and husband, Derek of Baird, and Eric Venekamp of Breckenridge; great-grandchildren, Kiersten and Landon Buse both of Woodson and Declin Copeland of Baird. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Tollie Ann, Betty Ruth, Louise, and Linda Merle. Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity. The family invites friends to share a memory or leave a condolence in the online guestbook at www.